Yes you would be eligible as long as you have never secured a prior record sealing or expunction. Also you must have never been adjudicated guilty of any prior felony, misdemeanor or muncipal ordinance violation.
A new arrest and new law violation will result in a violation of probation. A warrant will be issued for the violation. ,Be proactive and meet with an attorney in your area to discuss possible defenses. If the man that you hit is over 65, the battery can be charged as a felony.
That is a very serious charge. I would strongly advise against representing yourself. Why don't you make an appointment with your public defender and see exactly where the case stands? Find out if they have they taken depositions, interviewed any defense witnesses, investigated the case etc. The Broward County Public Defender's office is a good office and is run very well. If after discussing your case with them, however, you still feel that you are not satisfied with their representation...
Your son's chances of a successful resolution of his case depends largely on hiring an experienced ciminal defense attorney to investiage the matter and to put forth the best available defense. There are several issues that require attention here. First of all more than one person may be in actual possession of the same contraband. Secondly there appears to be an issue of constructive possession which must be looked into and defended against. Chances of success in these matters has a direct...
Possession of cocaine is a FELONY and not a misdemeanor. You indicated that it is "over a .3 gram of a coke. There is no MINIMUM amount of cocaine required in order to be charged with possession of cocaine.
The State is the only the party that can drop charges. Your Husband cannot drop charges since he is not a party but only a witness in the case. Even though times are tough for you, I would strongly suggest hiring an experienced criminal defense attorney to repesent you. These are serious charges and as you can see are a life changing event. There are several excellent attorneys on this site that practice in Orlando that can assist you. Good Luck
You may also qualify for Pretrial Diversion which is a program for first offenders. Upon successful completion of the progrm the State will dismiss the charges against you and you may be eligible toi have your record expunged.